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Mayor Brown’s Learn2Earn Program immerses students in college experience at JU

Mayor Alvin Brown inspired about 90 Jacksonville high school students to attend college during the recent Learn2Earn program at Jacksonville University.

Learn2Earn, a program implemented as a hands-on approach to boost the quality of education, hosted rising sophomores and juniors …

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JU donors up by 506 over 2010-11

The number of JU donors increased by 506 from 2010-11 to 2011-12, a jump of more than 24 percent, while overall dollars increased by 3.5 percent.

“In a tough economic year, the quantum leap in number of donors is extremely …

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Jacksonville University, JSO SWAT to hold hostage training exercise Thursday

Jacksonville University’s Department of Campus Security and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office will conduct a hostage training exercise on campus Thursday, July 26 — an event made more timely by recent events in Colorado.

The exercise begins at 10 a.m. and …

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JU’s Dr. Donald Horner receives positive notice in Huffington Post for work with city

Jacksonville University received positive notice on the Huffington Post website July 19, as Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown touted his initiatives to use executives on loan to aid the city efforts on economic development, education and public-private partnerships.

Brown discussed his …

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Serve as a host for a JU international student!

The International Student Association and the Division of Student Life are again recruiting for the International Hospitality Program. The purpose of the program is to assist international students with the cultural transition and transition to life at Jacksonville University. Participation …

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New Jacksonville University business dean bullish on college’s, Jacksonville area’s growth prospects

(A Q&A with Dean Capener follows this story)

Jacksonville University’s new Dean of the Davis College of Business is on board, and he’s not shy about helping bring the school’s program – and with it Northeast Florida’s commerce – to …

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